Kindle Price: $2.99

Save $5.00 (63%)

kindle unlimited logo
Unlimited reading. Over 1 million titles. Learn more
Read for Free

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Buy for others

Give as a gift or purchase for a team or group. Learn more

Buying and sending eBooks to others

Single copy
(Sent by Amazon)
Amazon emails the eBook to a recipient on your behalf.
Learn more

Multiple copies
(Send on your own)
You send redemption links to your recipients.
Learn more

These ebooks can only be redeemed by recipients in the US. Redemption links and eBooks cannot be resold.

This item has a maximum order quantity limit.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Sympathy for the Devil by [Aaron, A.J.]
Audible Sample
Kindle App Ad

Sympathy for the Devil Kindle Edition

4.6 out of 5 stars 6 customer reviews

See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
New from Used from

Length: 139 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Audible book:
Audible book
Switch back and forth between reading the Kindle book and listening to the Audible book with Whispersync for Voice. Add the Audible book for a reduced price of $7.49 when you buy the Kindle book.
Matchbook Price: $0.00 What's this?
For thousands of qualifying books, your past, present, and future print-edition purchases now lets you buy the Kindle edition for $2.99 or less. (Textbooks available for $9.99 or less.)
  • Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers.
  • Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books. You can also see more Kindle MatchBook titles here or look up all of your Kindle MatchBook titles here.
  • Read the Kindle edition on any Kindle device or with a free Kindle Reading App.
  • Print edition must be purchased new and sold by
  • Gifting of the Kindle edition at the Kindle MatchBook price is not available.
Learn more about Kindle MatchBook.

Try Kindle Countdown Deals
Explore limited-time discounted eBooks. Learn more.
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Try Kindle Countdown Deals
Explore limited-time discounted eBooks. Learn more.

Editorial Reviews


Review Rating: 5 stars
Reviewed By Arya Fomonyuy for Readers' Favorite
"Sympathy for the Devil by A.J. Aaron is a powerful, humorous novel that will undoubtedly appeal to fans of fantasy. The author creates a compelling and controversial character in the man known as John. This is a man who easily gets bored, who is lonely, and whose mischief seems to follow him everywhere he goes with exacting consequences. As he heads to Pierce and Calla, John dreams of some great company, but can he be well-received by these angels? The game changes when John loses his every power. Now he is under the dominion of his unforgiving wife. Can he find any sympathy?
"A.J. Aaron has succeeded in making me laugh through a book, an achievement that is difficult to come by. I enjoyed the great writing, mingled with plot-driven and tantalizing dialogues. Readers will be pulled in by the vivid, powerful descriptions. The characters are awesome, pulled from a world that contains elements of both the familiar and the strange, which makes readers feel like they have known the characters all along in some strange way. The story line isn't as complex as I'd have wanted, but it is gripping and it moves pretty fast. The humor is biting and it comes across powerfully in the narrator's clearand absorbing voice. Sympathy for the Devil is one of those stories that reflects the comedy of life readers face every day, its contradictions, and the burden of choice. A.J. Aaron has a great imagination and it has created a world for readers to revel in."
Review Rating: 5 stars
Reviewed By Viga Boland for Readers' Favorite
"Like its title, Sympathy for the Devil by A.J. Aaron is somewhat oxymoronic. This tall story is almost incredibly possible, seriously funny and insanely brilliant. Does the title, Sympathy for the Devil, ring a bell? If you're a Rolling Stones fan, it will. And like the devil in that song, this devil is "a man of wealth and taste" and is "in need of some restraint." He suffers terribly from boredom and runs around causing havoc where and however he can, just for kicks. Like, he even designs a Pokemon type app that has folks glued to their phones chasing little critters all the way into the gates of hell!
"Thing is, John, as he calls himself, is such a likable guy...almost darkish. When his attempts to foul everything up fall flat, he turns to two "white lighters", Calla and Pierce, good god-like spirits who can appear and disappear in alternate realities at will, to help him get out of his slump. Calla and Pierce were lovers in other lives and have only recently found each other again. They don't really want John tagging along, but since they're do-gooders, they help him out. The resulting events are totally unbelievable but deliciously intriguing, but the entire concept is so novel that readers find themselves suspending disbelief and just letting their imaginations roam. Like, what if we really all do exist in parallel universes, and what if we really could skip from one reality into another? When we lose ourselves daydreaming on the job or imagining things, who knows where we really go?
"A look at A.J. Aaron's bio and his large catalogue of books on Amazon gives you a lot of insight into the character he has created in John or if you prefer, Satan. In many ways, it appears he may be like his hero. In one of his earlier books titled A New Reality, which is somewhat autobiographical, the author indicates his own absorption and belief in parallel universes and alternate realities. He is exploring these possibilities in Sympathy with the Devil. Those can be heady subjects, but the way A.J. Aaron explores them here makes it a lot of fun. Hop aboard and enjoy the ride."
Review Rating: 5 stars
Reviewed By Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite
"Sympathy for the Devil is a dark urban fantasy novel written by A.J. Aaron. Pierce Godeberthad his day off all planned out. The engineer was closely involved with Habitats for Humanity and was getting ready to go to the construction work site when he received a most unusual telephone call. A gentleman, who identified himself as Grant King, had called to inform him of an inheritance Pierce had received. It was for a large sum of money as well as a sizable estate, and a private jet was waiting to take him there. Pierce declined, stressing the fact that he was needed at the site. Then something strange happened; the skies turned dark and stormy, and lightning flashed in the air. There would be no working outdoors that day, and so Pierce decided to go along with the odd request. The jet was waiting just as promised, and he soon found himself in Middlefield, Ohio. Arriving at the airport brought another surprise; an AstonMartin DB11, the car he'd often fantasized about, was waiting for him -- and it was his. But that was only the beginning, because, you see, Pierce would soon find himself in the company of gods and was actually one himself.
"A.J. Aaron's darkly humorous urban fantasy, Sympathy for the Devil, blends quantum physics with divine mythology as the engineer-turned-god explores a life where everything one could imagine can be conjured up with a little attention to detail. Along the way, he reunites with his long-lost beloved and makes the unwitting acquaintance of the devil. This incarnation of Satan, however, isn't really quite as evil as one might expect. Aaron's fantasy tale is funny, clever and disarming. His celestial characters are surprisingly ordinary, and that's a very cool thing. I particularly got a kick out of Pierce's romantic interest, Calla, who engages in gargantuan feasts each morning while delighting in the fact that she can do so without gaining an ounce of weight. Aaron's merging of alternative realities into the fantasy elements in his plot is brilliant, and his story is both entertaining and thought-provoking. Sympathy for the Devil is highly recommended."

Product details

  • File Size: 2096 KB
  • Print Length: 139 pages
  • Publisher: Angels Guard Publishing; 1 edition (December 20, 2016)
  • Publication Date: December 20, 2016
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01MY0LXB9
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,058,574 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Customer Reviews

Share your thoughts with other customers
See all 6 customer reviews

Top customer reviews

February 16, 2018
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
2 people found this helpful
|Comment|Report abuse
January 30, 2017
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
May 15, 2017
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
|Comment|Report abuse
May 8, 2017
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
September 15, 2017
Format: Kindle Edition
One person found this helpful
|Comment|Report abuse
January 26, 2017
Format: Paperback
One person found this helpful
|Comment|Report abuse

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Sympathy for the Devil
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway
This item: Sympathy for the Devil